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This infographic honors the contributions of African Americans in Naval history. (U.S. Navy graphic by Annalisa Underwood)
Black History Month: A legacy of courage and perseverance that inspired change and shaped our nation
By Adrienne Burns, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Feb. 1, 2023
Since 1976, every February in the U.S. has been celebrated as Black History Month. This month marks an opportunity for Americans to take a deeper look at the contributions of the Black community to our nation’s history,...

Capt. Jip Mosman, commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (right) listens to feedback from a group of recent graduates of the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course Sept. 19, 2022, at PSNS & IMF in Bremerton, Wash. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
Mentoring matters: Command University offers resources for professional mentorship to elevate your skills and accelerate your career growth
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 27, 2023
Mentoring matters: Command University offers resources for professional mentorship to elevate your skills and accelerate your career growthAime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public AffairsStarting a new profession, changing positions...

Transportation transformation: What are your options?
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 25, 2023
Since it was established in 1891, the shipyard has attracted people to it. The City of Bremerton was incorporated just outside the gates in 1901 and has helped provide the command with a committed workforce for the past 131...

Jenna McGrath
McGrath named NCMA Manager of the Year
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 22, 2023
Dec. 6, the Naval Civilian Manager's Association proudly announced Jenna McGrath, project superintendent for USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) Extended Refit Period, as the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance...

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean, June 22, 2021. Vinson recently completed a Planned Incremental Availability four days ahead of schedule at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Haydn N. Smith)
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completes availability four days early
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 19, 2023
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility completed a six-month Planned Incremental Availability on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Dec. 4, 2022, four days ahead of schedule.Vinson’s successful PIA was a joint...

Members of PSNS & IMF’s Naval Civilian Manager’s Association hold a lunch and learn to dive into the mission of the Get Real, Get Better strategy Nov. 18, 2022. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Get real, get better. More than just a motto
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 19, 2023
“History shows the Navy which adapts, learns, and improves the fastest gains an enduring warfighting advantage,” said Adm. Michael Gilday, chief of naval operations, during remarks at the 2022 Surface Navy Association...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. graphic (U.S. Navy graphic by Robin Lee)
Jan. 16 | Martin Luther King Jr. Day
By Adrienne Burns, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 9, 2023
More than 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the March on Washington and described a "fierce urgency of now." That sentiment still rings true today. And each year when we celebrate MLK's birthday, we have the...

Author Simon Sinek listens to a presentation by Shop 31, Inside Machinist shop, employees on their recent innovations, during a tour of Building 431 Dec. 12, 2022, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen)
Simon Sinek: Discovering Navy-ness and the shipyard of the future
By Adrienne Burns, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 5, 2023
“It’s been a joy. I’ll start there.”Sitting center stage at the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton, Washington, Simon Sinek, world-renowned author and inspirational speaker, began his fireside chat. Front and center were rows of...

Mike Irby, then-deputy production resources officer, Code 901,
Production Resources, speaks at an event for Shop 75, Dismantlers, celebrating their 10 year anniversary at PSNS & IMF. Shop 75 was initally stood up as a project-specific shop for USS Enterprise (CVN 65) (U.S. Navy photo by Scott Hansen).
Shop 75 celebrates 10 years at PSNS & IMF | Dismantlers recognized for their enduring contributions to the shipyard over the past decade
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 5, 2023
Shop 75, Dismantlers, celebrated its 10th anniversary at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Nov. 16 in the Shipyard Auditorium.Members of the shop gathered in the auditorium to listen to their...

NSS-SY spotlight: Waterfront offsite graphic. Original image used to produce this graphic was taken by Kenneth Takada. (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns)
NSS-SY Spotlight: Waterfront Offsite | An urgent call to action – PSNS & IMF must commit to project management fundamentals to support on-time delivery
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Jan. 3, 2023
For more than 245 years, the U.S. Navy has patrolled the seas and protected freedom. Throughout that time a truth has emerged: the Navy is only as strong as its shipyards. The need for the Navy’s strategic advantage has...

Dylan Whaley, an electrician's mate third class assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), center, gets help disassembling a valve from Erik Kendrickson, right, a technician from contracting partner Curtiss Wright Fleet Solutions and John Devito, left, a technician from contracting partner Target Rock. (U.S. Navy photo by Wendy Hallmark)
Building a team to fight and win: A shop to ship collaboration
By Ben Hutto, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Nov. 23, 2022
Twenty six valves came into Shop 31, Machinists, Electroplaters & Toolmakers in late April from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). After a six-month deployment operating in diverse environments—from the heat and humidity of the...

NSS-SY Innovation spotlight graphic (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns)
NSS-SY Innovation Spotlight: Digital crew boards
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Nov. 22, 2022
In mid-2021, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s Naval Sustainment System-Shipyards Waterfront Pillar team rolled out standards for start-of-shift briefs and introduced the use of dry-erase crew...

NSS-SY Spotlight graphic (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns)
NSS-SY Spotlight: PSNS & IMF leverages change management in support of NSS-SY
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Nov. 9, 2022
Managing and facilitating change is a challenging prospect for organizations of all shapes and sizes no matter the industry. For the U.S. Navy’s four public shipyards, the introduction of formal change management is underway...

NSS-SY Spotlight: Planning Pillar graphic (U.S. Navy graphic by Adrienne Burns)
NSS-SY Spotlight: Planning Pillar
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Oct. 25, 2022
Each U.S. Navy asset entering the shipyard has a unique journey, with planning and scheduling creating a roadmap toward successful project completion. The shipyard’s maintenance, modernization and retirement projects require...

Financial Wellness | An important part of whole person well-being
By Aime Lykins, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Oct. 25, 2022
As the holiday season approaches, it can be a time of financial stress and insecurity for many. A wellness topic that is frequently overlooked when discussing personal well-being is financial wellness—which can impact people...

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